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GIS Technician
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Grounded in safety, quality, and ethics, our experts lead their fields and guide our work with rigor, a creative spirit, and vision for growth. We draw from more than 20 technical specialties around the globe and are committed to fostering an inclusive community of diverse talents, backgrounds, and expertise. We’re a place to apply your passion and collaborate with top environmental talents on work that’s critical to our clients and the communities they support. Join a team that has the environment down to a science.

Your Opportunity

You will assist in the development and delivery of environmental studies for a variety of resource, infrastructure and development projects.
This is an exciting summer opportunity for a college student to gain excellent experience in environmental consulting. You will take what you have learned in the classroom and apply your skills and ingenuity to real world projects. As a GIS Technician with Stantec you will provide technical support which includes mapping applications, spatial analysis, and map production; as well as provide support for assigned projects. This is a full-time summer position working out either our Cottage Grove, WI, Mequon, WI or Green Bay, WI offices.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Creating maps and performing a wide range of geospatial analyses in support of environmental permitting, environmental field surveys, and construction compliance for a variety of power-related projects, including, but not limited to, high voltage transmission lines, wind and solar energy facilities, and utility gas transmission and distribution.

  • Adhering to established cartographic standards and Quality Assurance / Quality Control processes.

  • Managing a wide variety of project-specific and reference geospatial data in accordance with defined data management standards.

  • Occasionally supporting geospatial field data collection efforts. Typical collected features include wetlands, waterways and rare, threatened or endangered species occurrences or habitats.

  • Collaborating with existing GIS staff members working in other Upper Midwest Stantec offices.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • Coursework related to environmental science and classroom experience with Esri’s ArcGIS
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Ability to meet project deadlines and understand how assigned tasks relate to project goals.
  • Ability to maintain and establish effective working relationships.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.
  • Ability to perform work accurately in a detail-oriented environment
  • Ability to occasionally travel overnight to support field data collection with a variety of GPS units.
  • Exceptional visual, written and verbal communication skills, problem-solving abilities and attention to detail.
  • Valid state driver's license.

Education and Experience

Significant progress towards a Bachelors’ degree in environmental science or related field with demonstrated GIS training or coursework. Those completing their junior year are encouraged to apply.

Position will primarily work in an office setting; may require some field work.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

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